Tech News

This section reports on biometric technology news - from the latest fingerprint devices to cutting-edge iris recognition techniques and more…To narrow your search further please choose a specific category in the blue bar above.

Latest Headlines

Secure Planet launches real-time facial recognition solution 23 March 2018

Secure Planet announced today the release of TacID Guard Dog, a real-time on-the-move biometric capture, screening and alerting solution for border control, defense, access control and perimeter security environments.  

Report questions ethics of using the deads' biometrics 23 March 2018

An investigative reporter has found significant evidence that US police regularly use dead persons' biometrics to access their devices.

Analyst says 3D face recognition will dominate on smartphones 23 March 2018

Android device makers are looking to incorporate similar components using time-of-flight technology, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, though the first models are not expected to arrive until 2019.

Gemalto closes in on UK ePassport deal 23 March 2018

A Home Office spokesperson has confirmed the UK government has selected a preferred bidder for the next UK passport deal following “a rigorous, fair and open competition”, with French firm Gemalto widely believed to have been chosen ahead of Britain's De La Rue.

Group calls for biometric watchdog in Scotland 22 March 2018

An Independent Advisory Group on Biometric Data has recommended a series of changes to how data is used by Police Scotland.

Sponsored Links

DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
Speed Identity Speed Identity is an innovative Swedish technology company supplying integrated biometric data capture solutions. The new Speed Capture G3 is the first cross-functional form factor.
Regula Regula is the leading developer of specialized equipment for automatic travel documents authentication, forensic examination of secure documents and electronic information reference systems of passports, IDs, visas, driver’s licenses and banknotes..
FotoNation Limited FotoNation Ltd supplies development tools, software and expertise to help customers to build iris recognition products. In particular, FotoNation has reference designs, optimised software and camera solutions for mobile smart phone products, including 2MPx and 8MPx cameras with full acquisition workflow and easy user experience.
Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for customers and government agencies around the world, with products for database search, video screening, border control, and photo capturing/quality assessment.

Twitter Feed